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Ensemble Intercontemporain on Jan 28, 2023 | UCSB Arts & Lectures

Ensemble Intercontemporain

Die Stadt ohne Juden (The City Without Jews)

Sat, Jan 28 | 7:00 PM  
Lobero Theatre
Past Event

Matthias Pintscher, Music Director/Conductor


The world’s greatest contemporary ensemble performs a new score to a 1924 silent movie that predicted the horrors of antisemitism.

Running time: 110 minutes

About the Program: Die Stadt ohne Juden (The City Without Jews)
Film Direction by Hans Karl Breslauer 
Musical Score by Olga Neuwirth

About the Musicians: Ensemble Intercontemporain


“That’s what I think artists are sometimes for, to say no to the rise of hatred.” – Olga Neuwirth, composer

“Ensemble Intercontemporain is the Stradivarius of modern music.” – 2022 Polar Music Prize Announcement

Regarded as the world’s leading contemporary music group, Ensemble Intercontemporain makes a rare appearance to present Olga Neuwirth’s score for the 1924 satirical silent film Die Stadt ohne Juden (The City Without Jews). Under music director Matthias Pintscher, the French musicians will accompany the movie directed by Hans Karl Breslauer for which Neuwirth wrote music “both touching and harsh, warm-hearted and open, amusing and furious, involved and distanced, humorous and sad all at once.”

Presented in association with Santa Barbara Hillel and the UCSB Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Film permission: Flicker Alley and Filmarchiv Austria. 
 
Supporting Tour Partners: FACE Foundation Jazz & New Music Program, the Cultural Service of the French Embassy in the USA, the Centre National de La Musique (CNM), the French Institute, and the City of Paris.

 

Through its Justice for All Programming Initiative, A&L remains committed to addressing issues of social injustice

Sat, Jan 28 | 7:00 PM  
Lobero Theatre
Past Event